|The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet - The Exploding Book (1959)|
A slightly incomplete but watchable episode of the 1952-1966 sitcom "The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet" called "The Exploding Book". An amusing episode about confusing, misunderstandings, and the things young men do to attract young womem. Contains some original commercials. First aired 4 March 1959.
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Downloads: 3,605 (2 reviews)
|Artistic Masterpiece: ''Howdy Doody'' - 1 April 1952|
An artistic masterpiece from the early 1950's, this episode of "Howdy Doody" comes from the 1st of April, 1952. As such, the episode starts with a practical joke which probably annoyed many people. This episode also contains lots of advertising for the sponsors, including Colgate Dental Cream and Kellogg's cereal. Like many TV broadcasts from this period, this episode features some talk about elections, though in a safe and light-hearted manner suited to the program's young audience.
Keywords: Classic TV; Art; Artistic; Masterpiece; Masterpoxen; Brilliant; Genius; Intelligent; Quality TV; Television; Smart; Awesome; Old Time Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; NBC Television Network; National Broadcasting Company; NBC
Downloads: 3,878 (4 reviews)
|Rare Historic Footage: ''Howdy Doody'' - 3 November 1952|
In this rare historic footage from the 3rd of November, 1952, we see rare insight into early children's television, in this case NBC's "Howdy Doody". Highlights include: Clarabell the Clown causing mischief; Several male and female children being asked what they'd do if they were elected President of the USA; Two commercials for 5th Avenue candy bars; and the ever-popular NBC-TV ID.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Kinescope; Kinescopes; Election; Politics; United States; Presidential Campaign; Early TV; Early Television; 1952; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; NBC; National Broadcasting Company; Masterpiece; Masterpoxen; Quality TV; Brilliant; Genius; Intelligent; NBC Television Network; National Broadcasting Company; Retro; Old Time Television; Clown
Downloads: 3,631 (3 reviews)
|Coke Time with Eddie Fisher - 5th of November 1954|
An episode of NBC-TV's "Coke Time with Eddie Fisher". Eddie didn't have much time to learn the first song, so he forgets the words on live TV. The rest of the episode is much better of course. Eddie's Guest star in this episode is a young Florence Henderson (Carol Brady on "The Brady Bunch"), Here she sings the song "I Have to Tell You" from the smash hit broadway play "Fanny". Also features original Coca-Cola commercials.
Keywords: Florence Henderson; Music; Musical; 1954; 50s; 1950s; 50's; 1950's; Classic TV; Television; Eddie Fisher; WTF; Masterpoxen; Brilliant; Masterpiece; Coca-Cola
Downloads: 1,456 (2 reviews)
|Classic Fifties Commercial for "Blue Cheer" (Ad 2)|
A Classic Fifties Commercial for "Blue Cheer" with it's "Blue Magic Whitener". Circa 15/5/1955. The complete telecast can be found elsewhere on the Internet Archive.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; Commercial; Commercials; Advertising; Vintage; Retro; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties Fabulous; Fantastic; Excellent; Brilliant; Old
Downloads: 1,702 (3 reviews)
|Classic Commercial for Post's Sugar Crisps (Number 2)|
Another Classic 1950's Commercial for Post's Sugar Crisps, this one is direct from the DuMont Television Network!! YES!! Wow, DuMont could even make me buy that silly cereal. Plus, this commercial also features EXCELLENT set design, but then, DuMont is quite well known for their interesting set design. Oh, and this is a LIVE commercial, no chance for retakes!!
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Downloads: 2,001 (2 reviews)
|1961 Classic Television Commercial: Coca-Cola (with Nelsons)|
A classic vintage Coca-Cola commercial from 1961, with popular TV personalities Orrie & Harriet Nelson. This commercial, which comes from their own show, is a pleasaing example of Pre-Kennedy shooting Mainstream United States advertising (Note: the complete episode can be found under title "Dave's Golf Story")
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|Classic Commercial for Lilt Hair|
A Classic Commercial for Lilt Hair. Features great footage of Hair. 1955.
Keywords: Classic TV; Television; 50s; 50's; 1950s; 1950's; Fifties; Commercial; Commercials; Advertising; Ad; Ads; Fabulous; Excellent; Wonderful; Brilliant; Hair; Haircut; Haircuts